Many parents who have not had access to music themselves often ask how they can get their children started. We hope the links below offer some useful guidance but we welcome your suggestions and ideas.

Making Music Matter

Suggested links for parents

Classic FM – 10 best pieces of classical music for children

BBC – Organising and Identifying Sounds – bitesize music lessons for 5-7 year olds

Why Music Matters – Psychology Today – On the benefits of music education for children

BBC – Bring the Noise – resources for teachers of music in primary schools but interesting reading for parents. Age 5-7 and 7-11.

The Benedetti Foundation champions music for all children and offers a range of resources and training for music teachers.

Music fires the imagination in young minds.

Nicola Benedetti